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OSLO (Reuters) - Norway offered a record number of blocks for oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Barents Sea on Wednesday, brushing off concerns about the risks of drilling in the remote, icy environment.
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2017-06-21 05:10:45
Friday, May 12th, 2017      Leave a Comment
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Reuters) - As foreign ministers from countries with territory in the far North celebrated an agreement on fighting climate change this week, one topic seethed below the surface: growing competition for Arctic resources and sea lanes as the ice melts.
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2017-05-12 16:23:08
Thursday, May 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an agreement recognizing the landmark Paris climate accord at a meeting of Arctic nations in Alaska on Thursday, but said President Donald Trump was not rushing to decide whether to leave or weaken U.S. commitments to the pact
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2017-05-11 19:01:19
Thursday, May 11th, 2017      Leave a Comment
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will host foreign ministers from Arctic nations at a summit in Alaska on Thursday, where President Donald Trump's reluctance to fight climate change will likely cast a shadow over talks.
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2017-05-11 00:24:18
Monday, May 8th, 2017      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will participate in advancing climate change research in the Arctic, a State Department official said on Monday, ahead of a summit of Arctic nations later this week where Washington's commitment to tackling climate change will likely be questioned.
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2017-05-08 16:01:59
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - The extent of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has set a new record low for the wintertime in a region strongly affected by long-term trends of global warming, scientists said on Wednesday.
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2017-03-22 11:03:11
Monday, March 13th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Natural swings in the Arctic climate have caused up to half the precipitous losses of sea ice around the North Pole in recent decades, with the rest driven by man-made global warming, scientists said on Monday.
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2017-03-13 11:02:29
Monday, March 6th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - Arctic sea ice may vanish in summers this century even if governments achieve a core target for limiting global warming set by almost 200 nations in 2015, scientists said on Monday.
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2017-03-06 11:16:54
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017      Leave a Comment
OSLO (Reuters) - World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the Arctic, U.S. government agencies said on Wednesday.
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2017-01-18 09:34:36